Cancer has been hanging on the edges of my life recently like a grim reaper smog. Five people have lost their fight in the last weeks, long before it should have been their time to say goodbye. Senseless, is the only word for it. What, possibly, on this merry earth, can be good about cancer?… Continue reading An unanswerable question
If you ever think you’ve made it and can rest on your laurels, think of Michael Phelps. He wins his 20th Gold medal – the only person in history to do so, next closest was a tally of 9 gold medals for gymnast Larissa Latynina. Is he thinking “yes, I’ve made it”? No, he’s thinking… Continue reading Olympic fever
Not to be out done by our country’s not-so-Prime Minister, I find myself this week sitting constantly in a Hung Household. Also known as school holidays. As the Speaker of the House it is my principal duty to preside over the House and maintain order in the House, uphold the rules of procedure, rule… Continue reading Hung Household
“I’m devastated, 2020 was going to be his first year to be graded into a good team,” says soccer mum, India, carefully placing her newly lifted face in her hands so as not to create any wrinkles. “A hip replacement, can you believe it?” “Try not to worry India honey, he’s young, he’ll bounce… Continue reading Tales from a Soccer Sideline: 2020
The other week I pictured myself stepping back into the glamorous, highly strung world of fashion, as a fashion editor sitting in the front row at Australian Fashion Week. Result: Grey roots, a pink shell tracksuit and lack of understanding of the uses for handcuffs, did not serve me well. So I decided to stick… Continue reading My crappy new look
Oliver Octopus storms off the field Giving the ball a good angry peg He is all crazy and cranky at soccer today Because arms don’t work as well as their legs Oh yes, he has eight, and you’d think that’s enough But, as all of his friends always say An arm has a hand and… Continue reading Oliver Octopus and the Soccer Dilemma
I once actually had a fabulous life, you know. Not just a trying to be Fabulous Authoress life. Mercedes Benz Australian Fashion Week (MBAFW) reminded me this week. Yes, I used to be that Fashion Editor in the front row at Australian Fashion Week. I had a Chanel handbag and a MaxMara coat. My makeup… Continue reading Formerly Fabulous??